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ERIC Number: EJ532617
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0015-718X
The Classroom Dynamics of Information Gap Activities.
Walz, Joel
Foreign Language Annals, v29 n3 p481-94 Aut 1996
Discusses the term "information gap," which suggests that the primary reason for communication is that each person possesses knowledge that is unknown to others. The article summarizes theories behind peer interaction in language learning and describes the construction of Information Gap Activities (IGA) in the foreign-language classroom from authentic documents. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Authentic Materials; Information Gap